The Resource Survey questions : handcrafting the standardized questionnaire, Jean M. Converse, Stanley Presser

Survey questions : handcrafting the standardized questionnaire, Jean M. Converse, Stanley Presser

Label
Survey questions : handcrafting the standardized questionnaire
Title
Survey questions
Title remainder
handcrafting the standardized questionnaire
Statement of responsibility
Jean M. Converse, Stanley Presser
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this readable guide to the principles of writing survey questions, the authors review recent research on survey questions, consider the lore of professional experience and finally present those findings which have the strongest implications on writing survey questions
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Converse, Jean M.
Dewey number
301/.0723
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HN29
LC item number
.C66 1986eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Presser, Stanley
Series statement
Quantitative applications in the social sciences
Series volume
63
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social surveys
  • Questionnaires
  • Data Collection
  • Sciences sociales
  • Sciences sociales
  • Questionnaires
  • Enquêtes sociales
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Questionnaires
  • Social surveys
  • Survey-onderzoek
  • Vragenlijsten
  • Sociale wetenschappen
  • Enquêtes sociologiques
  • Questionnaires
  • Enquêtes sociales
Label
Survey questions : handcrafting the standardized questionnaire, Jean M. Converse, Stanley Presser
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=24788
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-79)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Editor's introduction -- Preface -- 1. Strategies of experience and research. The enduring counsel for simplicity -- Simple language -- Common concepts -- Manageable tasks -- Widespread information -- Some interesting complexities -- 2. The experimental evidence. Specific questions are better than general ones -- When to leave it open and when to close it -- Offer a no opinion option -- Omit the middle alternative and measure intensity -- How to measure intensity -- Use forced-choice questions, not agree-disagree statements -- The problem of question order -- Wording effects: potentially important but unpredictable -- Create split sample comparisons -- Use open follow-ups to closed questions -- Use random probes -- Ask multiple questions on a topic -- 3. The tools at hand. Exploration -- Experts and insiders -- Borrowing questions from others -- Pretesting: Strategies, purposes, and phases -- Strategies of design -- The purposes of pretests -- Phases of pretesting -- References -- About the authors
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (80 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585181103
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44962849
  • (OCoLC)ocm44962849
Label
Survey questions : handcrafting the standardized questionnaire, Jean M. Converse, Stanley Presser
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=24788
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-79)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Editor's introduction -- Preface -- 1. Strategies of experience and research. The enduring counsel for simplicity -- Simple language -- Common concepts -- Manageable tasks -- Widespread information -- Some interesting complexities -- 2. The experimental evidence. Specific questions are better than general ones -- When to leave it open and when to close it -- Offer a no opinion option -- Omit the middle alternative and measure intensity -- How to measure intensity -- Use forced-choice questions, not agree-disagree statements -- The problem of question order -- Wording effects: potentially important but unpredictable -- Create split sample comparisons -- Use open follow-ups to closed questions -- Use random probes -- Ask multiple questions on a topic -- 3. The tools at hand. Exploration -- Experts and insiders -- Borrowing questions from others -- Pretesting: Strategies, purposes, and phases -- Strategies of design -- The purposes of pretests -- Phases of pretesting -- References -- About the authors
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (80 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585181103
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44962849
  • (OCoLC)ocm44962849

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